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It's time to tame Big Tech: Here's how we get started

Understanding something is key if you want to change it. Kerkez, Getty Images/iStockphoto The first PC revolution was the work of tinkerers and enthusiasts who built their own machines from kits, or from the ground up. But for most people, that connection between technology and the make-it-yourself ethic is long …

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H&M Taps Moschino for 2018 Designer Collaboration

Moschino, who took the “cheap and chic” ethos to a literal level with a diffusion line of the same name, is getting back into the high-low game with an H&M collaboration unveiled in the wee hours of its annual Saturday night party during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. …

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Facebook fuels broad privacy debate by tracking non-users

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Concern about Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the world’s largest social network tracks people whether they have accounts or not. Privacy concerns have swamped Facebook since it acknowledged …

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Johnson defends strikes on 'barbaric' Assad

The Foreign Secretary has defended the case for the UK’s action in Syria, saying Britain had a duty to show Syria had not “got away” with using chemical weapons. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Boris Johnson insisted the airstrikes were intended to send a message that the use of such …

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Emergency warning issued over bushfires in Australia

An emergency warning has been issued for an out-of-control bushfire that is raging across parts of the Australian city of Sydney. According to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service, 500 firefighters are trying to control the blaze that started yesterday and has since destroyed 1,000 hectares of bushland. Australian …

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Western powers to study options if Syria chemical weapons used again: UK

MOSCOW/DAMASCUS (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions. In a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani, Putin and Rouhani agreed that the …

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